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The Sells Census Designated Place had a population of 2,542 as of July 1, 2016. Sells ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sells is located at latitude 31.9209 and longitude -111.8709 in Pima County. The formal boundaries for the Sells Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Pima County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,392 feet.

The Sells Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409306) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Sells Census Designated Place is located within Tohono O'odham Nation Division of Pima County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sells population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sells: Indian Oasis.

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Sells, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,542
Population in Households 2,402
Population in Familes 2,031
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density1 268
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 623
Average Household Size 3.86
Family Households 480
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 745 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 407 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 216 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $66,168
Average Home Value $85,294


Median Household Income $29,323
Average Household Income $38,652
Per Capita Income $11,563
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.29%
Households 0.18% 0.26%
Families -0.2% 0.12%
Median Household Income   -0.53%
Per Capita Income   0.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sells, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sells to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 139 69th
Population Density1 # 188 59th
Diversity Index2 # 353 22nd
Median Household Income # 347 23rd
Per Capita Income # 344 24th

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